Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy holds a press conference with advocates, community and faith leaders on impact of marijuana legalization and expungement legislation in Trenton.
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David Madden
May 02, 2019 - 5:38 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There could be a major beef brewing between several Camden County Democrats and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy over a state tax incentive program that has benefited the City of Camden, but that Murphy has major concerns about. Murphy has complained for months about the...
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There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway.
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Justin Udo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There is a sudden change of venue for an information hub housed inside a visual staple on the Atlantic City Expressway. For years, Joseph Polillo says he ran a postcard stand at the Atlantic City Visitor Welcome Center. "I tried to preserve the history of...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a number of bills into law Monday aimed at fighting an increase in foreclosures throughout the Garden State.
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Justin Udo
April 29, 2019 - 5:17 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a number of bills into law Monday aimed at fighting an increase in foreclosures throughout the Garden State. Murphy says New Jersey is taking its strongest steps yet to fight against foreclosures. He says their rates are some of the...
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Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
April 26, 2019 - 3:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy has banned the Mississippi state flag from the annual flag-raising tradition at Liberty State Park. It will be replaced with an American flag. The tradition raises all state flags in the park, overlooking the Statue of Liberty from Jersey City, every...
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Mark Abrams
April 25, 2019 - 3:52 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation in Trenton Thursday giving borrowers a break on repaying state-backed college student loans if they run into financial hardships. Murphy said the measures, which are restructuring the student loan programs through the New Jersey...
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Julio Cortez/AP
April 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's quick growth in sports gambling means it could surpass Nevada next year as the top sports betting market in the United States, its governor said Wednesday. In the 10 months that New Jersey has allowed legal sports betting, gamblers have wagered more than $2.3...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds opening remarks in “Preventing Gun Violence in NJ: A Call to Action” hosted by the gun violence research center on Tuesday April 23, 2019.
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David Madden
April 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gun violence was the topic of conversation at a day long symposium at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy opened the first meeting of the school’s Center on Gun Violence Research. The state has recently begun releasing monthly...
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NJ Transit
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Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — The Atlantic City rail service is returning about two weeks sooner than expected because of accelerated work on upgrading the track network. Gov. Phil Murphy delivered the news to those attending the NJ TransAct conference in Atlantic City. "Regular rail service will...
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Ian Bush
April 15, 2019 - 4:33 pm
WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Sharing is a fundamental standard in early education classrooms, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and state Senate President Steve Sweeney quickly caught on to the rule. Perched on seats designed for apolitical 4 year olds, the grown Democratic men created bird...
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New Jersey Office of the Governor via AP
April 12, 2019 - 6:22 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation making New Jersey the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to end their lives. Murphy, a Democrat, signed the Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act in private. His office would not answer why the...
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